Carine Roitfeld Quotes

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Carine Roitfeld quotes: I'm not a nostalgic person: I never look back; I always forget. I'm not a nostalgic person: I never look back; I always forget.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: When I left French 'Vogue,' New York welcomed me with a big, big hug. When I left French 'Vogue,' New York welcomed me with a big, big hug.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: In my 10 years, I never put a girl that was too skinny in French 'Vogue.' In my 10 years, I never put a girl that was too skinny in French 'Vogue.'
Carine Roitfeld quotes: Ballet is good, because it makes you stand up tall. Ballet is good, because it makes you stand up tall.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: Fashion's about extravagance, and everyone needs a bit of that. Fashion's about extravagance, and everyone needs a bit of that.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: When a designer creates, he looks at the world around him. When a designer creates, he looks at the world around him.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: To be a good model, you have to be very smart. To be a good model, you have to be very smart.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: My name has become a brand - it could be make-up, clothing, perfume. My name has become a brand - it could be make-up, clothing, perfume.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I get on well with models, and I like to treat them well. I get on well with models, and I like to treat them well.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: Thinking differently is my strength. Thinking differently is my strength.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: Imitation always stinks. When I take photos, I don't go back. I don't look at the past. I'm always original. Imitation always stinks. When I take photos, I don't go back. I don't look at the past. I'm always original.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I do think fashion is fun! Much more than people think. I do think fashion is fun! Much more than people think.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: My mom read French 'Elle' when I was a little girl, and so, when I was 15 or 16, I said, 'I want to work in fashion.' My mom read French 'Elle' when I was a little girl, and so, when I was 15 or 16, I said, 'I want to work in fashion.'
Carine Roitfeld quotes: It's always fun when people ask you for advice. It's always fun when people ask you for advice.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I hate people who over intellectualize. It bores me deeply. I hate people who over intellectualize. It bores me deeply.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: The Russians are extreme people: they are generous but crazy at the same time. They always have something to say, and I really like that. The Russians are extreme people: they are generous but crazy at the same time. They always have something to say, and I really like that.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: 'Vogue' is a very specific world. You are 'Vogue,' or not 'Vogue.' 'Vogue' is a very specific world. You are 'Vogue,' or not 'Vogue.'
Carine Roitfeld quotes: We are very lucky to work in fashion and not work in a hospital or something where the biggest deal we come across is perhaps the length of a skirt. We are very lucky to work in fashion and not work in a hospital or something where the biggest deal we come across is perhaps the length of a skirt.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I'm not the girl next door. I'm not the girl next door.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: Do what you are not supposed to do, like wear white shoes all year round. Do what you are not supposed to do, like wear white shoes all year round.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: 'Vogue' is a very beautiful magazine, an institution, and I learned so much working there. 'Vogue' is a very beautiful magazine, an institution, and I learned so much working there.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: Makeup can help you capture a moment. Makeup can help you capture a moment.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I love ballet because you can see how beautiful the body is. I love ballet because you can see how beautiful the body is.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I think I have character, and that is what people like in me. I think I have character, and that is what people like in me.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: Fashion is not about clothes, it is about a look. Fashion is not about clothes, it is about a look.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: If I could choose something besides fashion, I would love to be a ballerina. If I could choose something besides fashion, I would love to be a ballerina.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: A lot of rumours on the Internet are wrong and horrible. A lot of rumours on the Internet are wrong and horrible.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: Working for a magazine, you have a boss; you are not free. Working for a magazine, you have a boss; you are not free.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: Fashion has a political role insofar as following it can give you the impression to belonging to a certain social group or a private club. Fashion has a political role insofar as following it can give you the impression to belonging to a certain social group or a private club.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: When you love fashion, there is no weekend. Everything just blends together. When you love fashion, there is no weekend. Everything just blends together.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I think you are born chic. You cannot be chic. It is something you cannot learn. I think you are born chic. You cannot be chic. It is something you cannot learn.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: To me, makeup is fashion and vice versa. What I dress and what I wear always needs to work with my makeup, which is usually the same anyway. To me, makeup is fashion and vice versa. What I dress and what I wear always needs to work with my makeup, which is usually the same anyway.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: We are very luck to be women, so even if we're wearing trousers, I always wear them with some lace underwear or a very feminine bra - I like that. We are very luck to be women, so even if we're wearing trousers, I always wear them with some lace underwear or a very feminine bra - I like that.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I think it's good to have surprises in fashion because we always see the same things. I think it's good to have surprises in fashion because we always see the same things.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: Fashion shows used to be more crazy. Now they've become a bit too serious. Fashion shows used to be more crazy. Now they've become a bit too serious.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I have good legs, so I prefer my skirt lengths and my high heels. It's like my uniform. I have good legs, so I prefer my skirt lengths and my high heels. It's like my uniform.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: Fashion is a completely international business. Fashion is a completely international business.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: In fashion, it's always better to be an interesting person than a beautiful one. Character is much more fascinating than pure good looks. In fashion, it's always better to be an interesting person than a beautiful one. Character is much more fascinating than pure good looks.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I don't like Botox. It makes a very strange forehead. I don't like Botox. It makes a very strange forehead.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I am very lucky in that I can eat what I want and don't have to follow any special diet. I am very lucky in that I can eat what I want and don't have to follow any special diet.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I think the 'Harpers Bazaar' woman is not a fashion victim; she understands fashion but is not a victim, you know. I think the 'Harpers Bazaar' woman is not a fashion victim; she understands fashion but is not a victim, you know.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: Just because someone is holding a gun doesn't make an image controversial. It all depends on where you put the gun, who is holding it. Just because someone is holding a gun doesn't make an image controversial. It all depends on where you put the gun, who is holding it.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I love if someone invites me to a restaurant, so I don't know if that's a feminist. I love if someone invites me to a restaurant, so I don't know if that's a feminist.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I love the free spirit in London. I love the free spirit in London.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I like to surprise people. I try to take risks. I like to surprise people. I try to take risks.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: People always say, 'You look like Iggy Pop.' People always say, 'You look like Iggy Pop.'
Carine Roitfeld quotes: The first Chanel jacket that I saw - that I knew was Chanel - was on TV. It was on Mrs. Kennedy - the pink one. The first Chanel jacket that I saw - that I knew was Chanel - was on TV. It was on Mrs. Kennedy - the pink one.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I actually love the 'rappers look,' with the saggy pants and oversized clothes. It's very deliberate. I actually love the 'rappers look,' with the saggy pants and oversized clothes. It's very deliberate.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I keep my old friends, and get older with them, but push young. It's good to be surrounded by kids, because they keep you young. I keep my old friends, and get older with them, but push young. It's good to be surrounded by kids, because they keep you young.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: Each morning I do my ballet class for one hour; after that, it means one hour less to get ready. Each morning I do my ballet class for one hour; after that, it means one hour less to get ready.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I don't say "oh, I'm a grandmother; I can't wear this anymore." Everything I can't wear I've already given to my daughter. I don't say "oh, I'm a grandmother; I can't wear this anymore." Everything I can't wear I've already given to my daughter.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: The Russians are very much more up and down than the French. The Russians are very much more up and down than the French.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I love curvy women. Maybe because I'm not. I would love to be a Marilyn Monroe, but I'm very far away from that ... So I love very curvy girls. I love curvy women. Maybe because I'm not. I would love to be a Marilyn Monroe, but I'm very far away from that ... So I love very curvy girls.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: When I was a little girl, my mother tried to make me dance, but I did not like it then. When I was a little girl, my mother tried to make me dance, but I did not like it then.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: My private life is a lot more ladylike and less sultry than the fashion photos I imagine. My private life is a lot more ladylike and less sultry than the fashion photos I imagine.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: If Caravaggio was a photographer today, I would love to work with him. I love his dark vision - I have a dark vision. If Caravaggio was a photographer today, I would love to work with him. I love his dark vision - I have a dark vision.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: It is very wrong to sleep in your make-up, but when you wake up the next morning, I think it looks very good. It is very wrong to sleep in your make-up, but when you wake up the next morning, I think it looks very good.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: You lose attitude when you feel too comfortable, so I prefer to wear clothes that have a certain edge to them. You lose attitude when you feel too comfortable, so I prefer to wear clothes that have a certain edge to them.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: There are too many 50-year-olds dressing as 20-year-olds. There are too many 50-year-olds dressing as 20-year-olds.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: For me, fashion is not about reality. For me, fashion is not about reality.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: There are certain models who might not be considered beautiful. I think personality is more important than looks. There are certain models who might not be considered beautiful. I think personality is more important than looks.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: You can be covered and be very sexy. It's not what you show; it's what you have in mind, the way you cross your legs, the way you talk to You can be covered and be very sexy. It's not what you show; it's what you have in mind, the way you cross your legs, the way you talk to people.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I am very excited to be able to work more with young designers and support them. I am very excited to be able to work more with young designers and support them.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I definitely want to work on a project with young designers, not just French but international. I definitely want to work on a project with young designers, not just French but international.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: At the start, I had no idea to go into fashion, because I thought people would think I was stupid. I don't worry about those things anymore. At the start, I had no idea to go into fashion, because I thought people would think I was stupid. I don't worry about those things anymore.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I started wearing high heels when I first worked with Mario Testino. He is tall; I had to be at his height. And I have never stopped since then. I started wearing high heels when I first worked with Mario Testino. He is tall; I had to be at his height. And I have never stopped since then.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: When in doubt, wear a suit. When in doubt, wear a suit.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: It's very difficult for designers today. How can someone produce so many shows? Now the minimum is four a year. It's very difficult for designers today. How can someone produce so many shows? Now the minimum is four a year.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I am afraid of blood, but for some reason often I put blood in my photos ... I don't know why. I am afraid of blood, but for some reason often I put blood in my photos ... I don't know why.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: Fashion is one big family. Fashion is one big family.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: Enthusiasm is something so positive. Enthusiasm is something so positive.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: Only buy clothes that you plan to keep forever. It's important to see trends for what they are: a game. Only buy clothes that you plan to keep forever. It's important to see trends for what they are: a game.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: When Tom Ford asked me to consult for Gucci, I had never consulted in my life. I didn't know what consulting was, and look, we made something amazing. When Tom Ford asked me to consult for Gucci, I had never consulted in my life. I didn't know what consulting was, and look, we made something amazing.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I was never conscious that I was becoming an icon or I'm not an icon, because my family, my kids, my husband keep me down-to-earth. I was never conscious that I was becoming an icon or I'm not an icon, because my family, my kids, my husband keep me down-to-earth.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: In photo shoots, I rely on instinct. Which is not to say I don't bring ideas to a project or consider it beforehand. In photo shoots, I rely on instinct. Which is not to say I don't bring ideas to a project or consider it beforehand.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: 'Grandmother' doesn't mean that you have gray hair and you retire and stay home cooking cakes for your grandchildren. 'Grandmother' doesn't mean that you have gray hair and you retire and stay home cooking cakes for your grandchildren.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: I always love to push myself, because I am not so self-confident. I always love to push myself, because I am not so self-confident.
Carine Roitfeld quotes: The less you have, the more you enjoy. The less you have, the more you enjoy.